About Our Blog

The Healthy Head Start-ivore is the Knoxville Head Start nutrition blog, focused on giving families tools to help them grow and thrive. Here, you’ll find budget-friendly recipes and real-life tips on healthy eating and wellness.

Shannon Rainey is the Nutrition Coordinator for Knoxville-Knox County Head Start in Knoxville, TN. She has a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from the University of Tennessee. and is the author of newsletters, parent education articles, and other content that you will find on this blog. Kaylin Farmer, colleague of Shannon and fellow Head Start employee, is the creative designer of the Healthy Head Start-ivore blog.

Parents: if you are interested in enrolling your child (ages 0-5) in our Head Start program, please call us at (865) 522 2193, where we can provide more information about our program options and the services we provide to you and your child. Also, feel free to check out our website for more information about Knoxville Head Start. 

We hope you enjoy reading our blog!